Did you know ? It’s the Yonne that crosses Paris, not the Seine!

The second longest river in France should actually bear the name of one of its tributaries. Explanations. «Under the Mirabeau bridge flows the Seine»… This famous verse by the poet Guillaume Apollinaire contains a geographical error. Because, contrary to what one thinks, it is not the Seine which flows in Paris… but the Yonne! How […]

Covid-19. Rouen, Le Havre, Évreux … in Normandy, anti-pass demonstrations continued

Posted on 08/21/2021 at 3:33 p.m. Sixth mobilization in a row. Several thousand people still demonstrated against the health pass by parading in the streets of Rouen, Le Havre and Évreux, Saturday, August 21, 2021. In Rouen, the good-natured demonstration took place peacefully – Photo Delphine Letainturier In Rouen, the good-natured demonstration took place peacefully […]

In Normandy, no need for a health pass to go to the shopping center … for now

Posted 8/08/2021 at 5:45 p.m. The extension of the health pass comes into force on Monday, August 9, 2021. The prefects can make it compulsory to access shopping centers. But Eure and Seine-Maritime, departments where the incidence rate is lower than the national average, are not concerned for the moment. In shopping centers, however, the […]

A hunting seal causes the ban on bathing in Normandy

Sunday August 22, 2021, at the beginning of the afternoon, the beach of Querqueville, in Cherbourg-en-Cotentin, in the Manche, had to be prohibited for some time from swimming. No pollution or dangerous weather conditions, but the presence of a seal a little too enterprising around the swimmers. “It is a wild animal that must be […]